Springfield at a Glance
Springfield Metro Pop: 440,000
City Limits Pop: 159,498
- Ranked 17 for being a "top city for young professionals" (Next Generation Consulting's Next Cities)
- A Safe Community – designated by the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Safe Community Promotion
- Top 12 Metros for Recruitment & Attraction (Expansion Management)
- Top 20 Mid-Sized City for Entrepreneurs (Inc. Magazine)
- Top Place for Business & Careers (Forbes Magazine)
- Top 40 Best Quality of Life (bizjournals.com)
- Top 50 Best Performing City (Milken Institute)
- 100 Best Community for Young People (America’s Promise)
- 5-Star Quality of Life (Expansion Management Magazine)
- Top 50 Adventure Towns (National Geographic Adventure Magazine)
- Top 10 Hot City for Entrepreneurs (Entrepreneur Magazine)
Welcome to Springfield, Missouri!
Visitors and residents alike enjoy world class attractions, comfortable lodging and an array of delectable dining in Springfield, Missouri. The area offers spectacular entertainment, events and cultural endeavors. As a well-rounded city, Springfield supports a thriving arts community that features a symphony and ballet, opera, art museum and more.